Inside Texas Politics (4/7)

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by BRAD WATSON

WFAA

Posted on April 7, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Updated Sunday, Apr 7 at 10:08 AM

President Barack Obama sends his budget to Congress this week with suggested benefit cuts to Social Security and Medicare. But will House Democrats support it?

Brad Watson asks that question and more to U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey (D-District 33), one of the newest lawmakers from North Texas.

Sen. Ted Cruz is Texas' first Hispanic Senator, but does his position on immigration reform make him less Hispanic? That's the topic of our Flashpoint debate featuring Mark Davis of 660 AM The Answer on the right and former Democratic state Rep. Domingo Garcia on the left.

And on Reporter Roundtable, we discuss why school vouchers — a favorite of top Republicans in Texas — flopped in the Texas House.

E-mail bwatson@wfaa.com

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